J.R. (John) West
|John West, ALS|
Based on information supplied by Mr. West.
Upon graduation, John West moved west joining McElhanney in Calgary and articled to Con Zarowny until he received his commission as an Alberta Land Surveyor on June 10, 1982. Mr. West worked overseas with Western Geophysical from 1983 to 1985 before going to work for UMA (1985-1992), Can-Am (1993-1997) and Caltech (1997-2002).
John was active in the Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association, volunteering for the Convention & Social Committee and chairing the Standards Committee.
In 2002, John West left the land surveying profession and purchased a vineyard in Oliver, British Columbia.
John was known for his large moustache and enjoyed running, travelling and woodworking.